Discovery Sphere (Planetarium)

Planetariums are systems designed for teaching about astronomy. The first modern planetarium was built by the German Zeiss company in 1923. The number of planetariums in the USA soared as a result of the space race in 1960-70, and during the same period Japan began to develop this technology further and build planetariums.
Planetariums are places where people can watch the slow movements of the heavenly bodies compressed into a short period of time. Thanks to modern digital technology these displays have become increasingly spectacular.
The Discovery Sphere at the Rahmi M. Koç Museum has an area of 60 square metres, is 8 metres in diameter and 5.5 metres in height. It seats 40 people and is open throughout the Museum‘s opening hours.



  • Timed visits.
  • Please ask the Ticket Office for more information.
  • Maximum group size is 40.


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